The Da Vinci Notebooks

by Leonardo Da Vinci

The Real World

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Towering across time as the painter of the Mona Lisa, forever famous as a sculptor and an inventor, Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest minds of the Italian Renaissance. This is a brand-new selection of sketches, diagrams and writings from Leonardo’s celebrated notebooks - a beautiful and varied record of his theories and observations, embracing not only art but also architecture, town planning, engineering, naval warfare, music, medicine, mathematics, science and philosophy.

The Da Vinci Notebooks Synopsis

Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code and recent in-depth biographies have stimulated renewed interest in Leonardo and his complex and enquiring intelligence. This brand-new selection of sketches, diagrams and writings from the notebooks is a beautiful and varied record of Leonardo’s theories and observations, embracing not only art but also architecture, town planning, engineering, naval warfare, music, medicine, mathematics, science and philosophy.
 

Complete with a short biographical essay describing Leonardo’s life and achievements, this is the perfect introduction to a mysterious and endlessly fascinating genius.

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ISBN: 9781861979872
Publication date: 04/08/2005
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781861979872
Publication date: 4th August 2005
Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Genres: The Real World,
Categories: Painting & paintings, Individual artists, art monographs, Renaissance art,

About Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer and scientist. His many works of genius include The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa.

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